Believe The Hype - NBA Podcast

Today on Believe The Hype, Tom and Benyam break down the biggest over-reactions and #HotTakes from the opening three days of the NBA. The guys chat about Kawhi Leonard's career high scoring output vs the Thunder, Anthony Davis having to shoulder the load of the injured Pelicans, Stephen Curry's 24 points in the first quarter of the season, Kristaps Porzingis, Jahlil Okafor and Emmanuel Mudiay leading the charge for the rookies, the super fun Trail Blazers, Christmas jerseys and more!

Don't forget that that you can follow us on twitter @traread & @benyamkidane using the #BTHype tag to ask questions to be answered in next weeks episode. Also check out believethehypeNBA.com for more from the podcast.

Direct download: s05e04_-_NBA_All_Hail_Kristaps.mp3
Category:Sport -- posted at: 8:30pm EDT

On today's episode of Believe The Hype, Tom and Benyam finish off their NBA 2015/16 season preview episodes by answering listeners social media questions on everything from what to expect from LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers through to PEAK Boris Diaw... Plus everything in between.

Don't forget that that you can follow us on twitter @traread & @benyamkidane using the #BTHype tag to ask questions to be answered in next weeks episode. Also check out believethehypeNBA.com for more from the podcast.

Direct download: s05e03_-_NBA_2015-16_Season_Preview_Listener_Questions.mp3
Category:Sport -- posted at: 9:21am EDT

The 2015/16 NBA season previews continue today as Tom and Benyam take a look at the Western Conference. The guys chat about teams such as the Utah Jazz and Phoenix Suns looking like they're on the cusp of breaking into the Playoffs, the presumed decline of the Dallas Mavericks and Portland Trail Blazers, whether or not the New Orleans Pelicans' injury crisis will hamper their regular season credentials, the Oklahoma City Thunder looking legit, why the Houston Rockets may be the best team this regular season, Golden State Warriors, San Antonio Spurs, Los Angeles Clippers' title credentials and the super fun but non-threatening teams at the bottom of the West such as the Lakers, Wolves and Nuggets.

Don't forget that that you can follow us on twitter @traread & @benyamkidane using the #BTHype tag to ask questions to be answered in next weeks episode. Also check out believethehypeNBA.com for more from the podcast.

Direct download: s05e02_-_NBA_Western_Conference_2015-16_Preview.mp3
Category:Sport -- posted at: 11:06pm EDT

ALERT: THE NBA SEASON STARTS IN LESS THAN A WEEK! So, on today's episode of Believe The Hype, Tom and Benyam preview the Eastern Conference. The guys chat about how much the East has improved overall compared to the last few seasons, the Cavaliers still being the marquee team, the new look Fred Hoiberg Bulls, whether the Knicks, who low key don't look all that bad, could fight for a Playoff spot, who could regress vs STLY and more!

Don't forget that that you can follow us on twitter @traread & @benyamkidane using the #BTHype tag to ask questions to be answered in next weeks episode. Also check out believethehypeNBA.com for more from the podcast.

Direct download: s05e01_-_NBA_Eastern_Conference_2015-16_Preview.mp3
Category:Sport -- posted at: 9:06pm EDT

Today on Believe The Hype, Tom and Benyam catch up with West Coast Correspondent Jamieson Welsh for a chat about how the Los Angeles Lakers and the Sacramento Kings are looking heading into regular season. The guys chat about Julius Randle's improvement, how Jordan Clarkson will be used, why Anthony Brown may see some starters minutes this year, Larry Nance Jr. and guys who may find themselves missing the final Lakers roster. Furthermore, the boys discuss Willie Cauley-Stein's role on the Kings, the suite of veterans that they picked up this off-season, whether or not George Karl could find himself on the chopping block and more!

Also, Jamieson catches up with Anthony Brown, Larry Nance Jr. and Willie Cauley-Stein for a chat with those interviews appearing in the episode.

Don't forget that that you can follow us on twitter @traread, @benyamkidane & @theejamieson using the #BTHype tag to ask questions to be answered in next weeks episode. Also check out believethehypeNBA.com for more from the podcast.

Direct download: s04e109_-_NBA_Rebuilding_can_be_fun.mp3
Category:Sport -- posted at: 11:21am EDT

Today on Believe The Hype, Tom and Benyam take a look at some of the NBA players who have returned from injury such as Kevin Durant, Carmelo Anthony, Julius Randle, Kobe Bryant and Alec Burks to see how they're getting along in the pre-season. Furthermore, the guys chat about DeMarcus Cousins and James Harden's 'MVP' comments, the Utah Jazz trialing a non-point guard line-up and more!

Don't forget that that you can follow us on twitter @traread & @benyamkidane using the #BTHype tag to ask questions to be answered in next weeks episode. Also check out believethehypeNBA.com for more from the podcast.

Direct download: s04e108_-_NBA_Many_Happy_Returns.mp3
Category:Sport -- posted at: 9:27am EDT

On today's episode of Believe The Hype, Tom, Benyam and Roscoe break down some good ol' PRE-SEASON BASKETBALL! The guys chat about a couple of rookies who've had decent games recently in Jahlil Okafor and Emmanuel Mudiay, how the Philadelphia 76ers are looking, how Otto Porter's outside shooting making Washington fans forget all about Paul Pierce, Paul George's 32 point performance raising more questions about whether he should play at the 3 or the 4, Michael Kidd-Gilchrist's injury and more.

Also, Roscoe catches up with Robert Covington and Scottie Wilbekin for a chat about how the 76ers are looking.

Don't forget that that you can follow us on twitter @traread, @benyamkidane & @RoscoeWhalan7 using the #BTHype tag to ask questions to be answered in next weeks episode. Also check out believethehypeNBA.com for more from the podcast.

Direct download: s04e107_-_NBA_Pre-Season_Basketball.mp3
Category:Sport -- posted at: 10:31am EDT

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